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July 2019 Rabbit Rabbit

Welcome to the July 2019 Rabbit Rabbit video. On the first of each month, Stephanie's Rabbit Rabbit videos are posted to give you insight and tips on managing your money. Check back each month for new video!

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How Does Charitable Giving Fit Into Your Financial Plan?

How Does Charitable Giving Fit Into Your Financial Plan?

  Or maybe I should say - DOES it? For most of us, financial planning is an exercise allocating scarce resources. None of my clients say, “Stephanie, I just have too darn much money! What should I do with it?” Wouldn’t that be nice! Instead, the usual predicament is...

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Yoga Teaches Powerful Money Lessons

Yoga Teaches Powerful Money Lessons

I took my first yoga class in 1986. Never before able to touch my toes, I ended the semester-long course with greatly improved flexibility. But more than that it introduced me to the idea of being mindful, aware, intentional - simply being. As a driven young student...

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How to Be Less Wrong in Your Budgeting

How to Be Less Wrong in Your Budgeting

Most of the women I encounter feel stress about having enough money to be able to retire. It’s my job to help them come up with a plan. We consider different courses of action, make sure their dollars are working efficiently, and to take steps to protect against what...

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You’re Not Alone

You’re Not Alone

Chitra is about to start her new job as a radiologist in a very good hospital. She graduated from a top medical school and an excellent residency program, and had several job offers to choose from. Things are great, but she feels deficient in one important area -...

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SMART Money Moves for Women AFTER Divorce

SMART Money Moves for Women AFTER Divorce

Chitra is about to start her new job as a radiologist in a very good hospital. She graduated from a top medical school and an excellent residency program, and had several job offers to choose from. Things are great, but she feels deficient in one important area -...

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Are You Prepared?

Are You Prepared?

Divorce can be emotionally wrenching. From redefining your identity to redesigning your day-to-day living circumstances, there are plenty of tasks to occupy you and difficult feelings to process. As psychotherapist Wendy Hammond says in her lovely book, Leaving the...

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Sofia Financial Team Video

  Are You Prepared? Disasters, personal or natural, are unpredictable and devastating. From floods and fires to hurricanes and earthquakes – or a divorce or an illness – your life can change in an instant. The good news is there are steps you can take today to assure...

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A New Retirement Paradigm

A New Retirement Paradigm

A recent New York Times article highlighted women over 50 years old and their fears about money, noting that large numbers of “smart, accomplished women … cast a blind eye to financial matters, especially those relating to later life.” Does that sentence make you...

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How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

“Medical science has given us 30 extra years of life. Why did we decide to put them all on the end?” This is the provocative question asked by Dr. Laura Carstensen, Executive Director of the Stanford Center for Longevity. Consider this: Social Security was created in...

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